Southwark Playhouse

4 out of 5 Based on 11 reviews

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Southwark Playhouse

77-85 Newington Causeway
+44 (0)20 7652 2224
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Borough: Exit & turn right towards Newington Causeway. Located just before the railway bridge. Elephant & Castle: Exit via South Bank University Exit & turn left, head up Newington Causeway.


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4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Southwark Playhouse

1.0 out of 5 20 February 2014
by Chris W.

Bad bar service. The management really need to train the kids behind the bar some manners.more

4.0 out of 5 20 August 2013
by Teresa C.

I came here to see Titanic during preview.

Upon entering the venue, I felt like the place was pretty run down, and was starting to worry about my next few hours at this venue. I also thought the worst of the quality of the production. I fully expected an amateur community theatre type of production.

When I entered the theatre, "The Large", they called it, it was dark, and I had to watch my...more

5.0 out of 5 8 November 2012
by Michelle B.

A Perfect Theatre Experience.

A cosy, intimate, versatile venue with a classy variety of performances. This is what theatre is all about.

Just a minutes walk from bustling London Bridge station, just off Tootley Street sandwiched in-between the Ship Tavern and another generic pub/restaurant is the gateway to The Southwark Playhouse. Passing a small box office area with smiley young staff,...more

4.0 out of 5 1 January 2012
by Amanda F.

The Yelpers before me were right: It's a delightful, wonderful little venue!

Has an almost cavernous feel, and a quirky lounge reception area, with well priced drinks for a pre-show beer, cocktail or cappucino.

I saw their magical rendition of Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle" and the intimate space was perfect, it worked really, really well and I really enjoyed it :)

I'll definitely be...more

5.0 out of 5 2 December 2008
by Carolina G.

A true and rare hidden gem. Let's talk about the bar first. It is a concocted venue with a very simple yet successful attire. Old mis-matching wooden chairs, rows of chinese like round paper red lights, inside one of the old victorian tunnels, a small stage with a microphone, some couches and doors to enter the theatre part. The bar sells bottled beers, four kinds of spirit (gin, vodka,...more